The title of the book is the Hungarian name for John, the name by which Prof. John Plesch is known to his intimates. Truly here is an informative and exceedingly fascinating autobiography. The doctor has been associated in his life with many of the great and near great in history, with scientists, royalty, musicians, artists and statesmen.
The book is divided into three parts, the first devoted to science, politics and personalities and the second to the theater, art, music and England. The third part, which is an appendix, is entitled "A Doctor's Dialogues" and seems to have the type of material that in the United States would be included in health columns. Most of it is in the form of questions and answers. The doctor believes that women during times of plenty cultivate voluptuous figures which men admire in such circumstances, whereas in economic and other crises, the women